Gland, Vaud, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – A 78-year-old resident of Gland has died following a road accident on the route du Mont-Blanc shortly before noon. The man was driving towards the lake when he lost control of his car near the Mauverney roundabout, possibly after being taken ill. He hit a construction rubbish bin and then collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction. The truck driver managed to stop his vehicle before it was hit and he was not injured but the driver of the car died at the scene of the accident despite ambulance and Rega helicopter as well as other medical help.
The area was closed to traffic until 15:00.